VP Biden in Sterling Monday
Roll out the Democratic red carpet in Sterling Monday, as Vice President Joe Biden, U.S. Sens. Mark Warner and Jim Webb, and former Gov. Tim Kaine—who’s looking to claim the retiring Webb’s seat—will hold an election eve rally at Heritage Farm Museum at 10 a.m.
Positioned in Claude Moore Park, the Heritage Farm Museum is located at 21668 Heritage Farm Lane. Tickets are available on a first-come, first-served basis at the following locations Saturday from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Sunday from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.:
-Organizing for America - 46396 Benedict Drive, Suite 200, Sterling
-Organizing for America - 56 Sycolin Rd., Leesburg
-Loudoun County Democratic Committee - 1 E. Market Street, Suite 201, Leesburg
Tickets will also be available at the Heritage Farm Museum Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Sunday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Virginia – along with Ohio, Florida and a couple other states – is battleground central on the final weekend before the election. Democrats are gearing up for a marquee event in Bristow Saturday featuring President Obama, President Bill Clinton and a performance from commonwealth-native Dave Matthews.
Republican candidate Mitt Romney will be in Northern Virginia on Monday, as well, holding a speech in Fairfax around 2:30 p.m. Romney’s veep pick, Congressman Paul Ryan, is touring central and south Old Dominion with Gov. Bob McDonnell Saturday.
The race in Virginia remains dead-locked. The lastest polling average from Real Clear Politics shows Romney ahead by half a percentage point. Nationally, the polls show an equally tight race—though Obama has the slight edge overall, according to the Real Clear Politics average.